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Top 5 Medium & Large Rucksacks For Walking 

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When you're looking to get out there for new adventures, it's essential to make sure that you've got all the gear you'll need to tackle the challenge. The first thing on the list to help you make sure you're well prepared, should be a rucksack to hold the rest of your kit. 

We know how difficult it can be to find something with the right capacity and fit for your needs, but with our wide range of options for everyone from the weekend Munro bagger, to those on longer expeditions, we've got plenty of choice when it comes to finding the perfect rucksack. 

With advanced performance and innovative technology built into many of of our summer 2020 rucksacks, now is the perfect time to look into buying yourself a new rucksack. Read our guide and then visit us online or in store for more advice and help, where we'll be happy to provide you with the expert knowledge to help you find the right rucksack at a great price!



Salewa Alptrek 42+5 Backpack

The Salewa Alptrek 42+5 Backpack is a medium-sized trekking backpack for both long and weekend tours. With a volume of 42 litres plus 5 expandable litres, it is exactly between a classic hiking backpack and a trekking backpack. Equipped with numerous fastening options, you don't have to carry rope, axes or other items in your rucksack and can attach them to the outside
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Jack Wolfskin Kalari Trail 36L Recco Rucksack

The Jack Wolfskin Kalari Trail 36L recco rucksack is perfect for mult-day hikes and short trips. Lightweight and made from recycled materials, it is incredibly versatile, very robust and extremely well ventilated.

The flexible ACS TIGHT back system also ensures good freedom of movement. And because the pack sits very close to your body, you retain full control of the load. The central air channel at the back and the perforated, air permeable back padding, shoulder straps and waist belt help to keep you cool. If you’re not carrying a full pack and don’t need the hip fins, they can be stowed away.
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Mammut Women's Ducan 50L-60L Hiking Rucksack

The Mammut Women's Ducan 50-60L is a lightweight women's hiking backpack with innovative technology including Active Spine Technology; even distribution of the backpack's weight over the body allows more freedom of movement for the hips and shoulders, which in turn provides enhanced comfort. An air space suspension system provides greater comfort with better back ventilation. Shop Online

Osprey Aether Pro 70L Hiking Rucksack 

The Aether Pro is, simply, the very best large volume rucksack in the world. Fact. Designed for moving fast in harsh environments, it's equally as comfortable crossing deserts as beating through dense Alaskan forests, spending the weekend wild camping or spending the winter in the wilderness, and will be your best friend when you've got a load to carry. As proof of the versatility and toughness of this pack, it was used by Nims Purja as he became the fastest person to summit all 14 of the world's 8,000m peaks, completing this mission in jusy 7 months. The Aether Pro isn't just the lightest, it's the most capable pack you'll find anywhereShop Online

Salewa Alptrek Women's 35L + 5L Rucksack

The Salewa Alptrek 38+5 Backpack is a medium-sized women's specific backpack. Lightweight it is designed to carry heavy loads with ease. With a volume of 38 litres plus 5 expandable litres, it sits exactly between a classic hiking backpack and a trekking backpack. A custom carrying system allows you to adjust the  back length whilst it has been individualised women-specific fit. This rucksack is equipped with numerous fastening options so that you don't have to carry rope, axes or other items in your rucksack and can attach them to the outside.
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